Latvia unite against racism

Latvia unite against racism

The Latvian Football Federation (LFF) has begun a concerted campaign in support of UEFA's “Unite Against Racism” drive. During a recent international against Uzbekistan, “Unite Against Racism” boards were prominently placed in front of the substitutes' bench. Previously, during UEFA European Championship qualifiers against Poland and Hungary, articles highlighting the evil of racism appeared within…

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FARE emphasise the positive role of sports in combating racism

FARE emphasise the positive role of sports in combating racism

FARE representatives were recently invited to deliver a speech at the UEFA reception on the opening day of European Sports Forum in Verona (21-22 November 2003). To correspond to the launch of the European Year of Education through Sport 2004, UEFA have chosen the theme “Unite Against Racism”. Participants represented more than 100 different sport…

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Belgian club fined for fans' racist behaviour

Belgian club fined for fans' racist behaviour

Belgian side Club Brugge KV have been fined €10,000 by UEFA for the racist behaviour of their fans during the Champions League match against AFC Ajax on 1 October 2003. UEFA also fined a number of teams involved in the UEFA Cup for racist behaviour.

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Polish FA urge clubs to remove racist banners

Polish FA urge clubs to remove racist banners

Delegates at a high profile conference on stadium security, organised by the Polish FA, were told of the need to remove racist and nazi symbols or slogans from football grounds. All major club officials, as well as the media, UEFA, the Council of Europe and foreign FAs' representatives were present at the conference held in…

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New School Gwengamp (NSG) stand up to stop racism

New School Gwengamp (NSG) stand up to stop racism

The New School Gwengamp (NSG) participated in their first action against racism on saturday 25 october during on the Guingamp-Toulouse meeting. Huge banners with the message “Stop Racism” were displayed before the match. Additionally, entire sections of the crowd held aloft anti racist placards as part of a huge choreography display. The proceedings were organised…

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FARE awarded European anti-racism prize

FARE awarded European anti-racism prize

The FARE network was presented with the first Jean Kahn Award for exemplary work to combat racism. The Jean Kahn Award presented by the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC), an European Union body based in Vienna and sponsored by the Evens Foundation is in recognition of an outstanding contribution to combating racism,…

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